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The Pantry Ladder

by Humphrey Munson

The bespoke oak ladder is now so utterly synonymous with a Humphrey Munson pantry we thought it was about time we dedicated a post to the origin and design of this very clever accessory. The ladder was designed by Peter Humphrey, the Design Director and Founder of Humphrey Munson, when he realised that only the…

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Galvin Green Man

Howe Street, Essex

Just a stones throw from our Felsted showroom in Essex, is the renowned Galvin Green Man. Set in 1.5 acres of meadow the restaurant is a return home for Michelin starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin who have transformed what is said to be one of the oldest pubs in Essex. Built originally in 1341…

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Hide is a restaurant and bar by Hedonism Wines and Ollie Dabbous. Set over three achingly beautiful designed floors flooded with natural daylight, you can enjoy spectacular views across Green Park and will find yourself falling in love with a restaurant that prides itself on refined, sustainably sourced food and drink. The Hide story begins…

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The Talbot

Malton, Yorkshire

The Talbot, is a seventeenth century riverside coaching inn set in the award winning foodie heaven of Malton, Yorkshire. Close to the North York Moors and coastline you will be greeted with roaring warm fires and cosy corners – the perfect antidote to busy city living. Relaxed and rustic, The Talbot welcomes guests with dogs…

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Recipe Notes

Chicken, Leek & Potato Bake

Another super simple dish we loved trying out is this gluten and dairy free chicken, leek and potato bake that takes seconds to prepare and is best served with lots of fresh greens… This is such a simple recipe you don’t actually need a recipe but here’s what you need to know… You should pre-heat…

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Café Kitsuné

Created in Paris in 2002 by Gildas Loaëc, a music producer and Masaya Kuroki, a budding architect the two developed the idea for Maison Kitsuné, a one of a kind brand that fuses their love for French and Japanese styles and combines their love for fashion and music. In 2013 however, a new element was…

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Cherie Lee Interiors

West London Project

We are so fortunate to work with some of the best interior designers on incredible projects of all shapes and sizes. We have had the pleasure of working closely with the super talented Cherie Lee Interiors on a number of stunning projects, with one of the most recent being the Victorian Family Home, Hertfordshire which…

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Burleigh Pottery & Ralph Lauren

Spring Collection

For the first time since 1851, Burleigh Pottery have now featured another designer’s original patterns on their beautiful and timeless pottery, and that designer is none other than Ralph Lauren. The collaboration of both prestigious companies have created a new unique dining and entertaining collection for Spring 2019 that truly celebrates their commitment to craftsmanship…

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Recipe Notes

Gluten & Dairy Free Fish Pie

Well we’ve tried this a few times and it’s a winner! The recipe for this dairy and gluten free fish pie is so simple, light and delicious you just have to try it… I N G R E D I E N T S 500g mixed fish – smoked haddock, cod, salmon (we like this…

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Fife Arms


At the heart of the Cairgorms National Park in Royal Deeside, Scotland, and surrounded by enchanting highland scenery is the recently re-opened Fife Arms, Braemar. Designed and built in the 19th century by architect Alexander Mackenzie (known for prestigious London projects including the Waldorf Astoria and Australia House), he created what has become a much…

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Dog Beds

We are so delighted to announce a new range of handmade luxury dog beds all made to order at our workshops in Felsted, Essex. Although we’re known for our bespoke handmade kitchens, Humphrey Munson is a design-led company that offers a range of oak accent wood finishes in our projects. With so many clients sharing…

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Top 5 Spa Retreats Perfect For Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is fast approaching – Sunday 31 March (!!) – so if you’re looking for the perfect gift to show your appreciation we’ve got just the ticket. Well, it’s not really a ticket – but rather a voucher for a day spa – the perfect treat for hard-working mums! So whether you’re based in…

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ERDEM’s Plateau de Fruits de Mer

J. Sheekey Atlantic Bar & Terrace

Since opening in 2008 J Sheekey Atlantic bar has been a regular haven for seafood lovers in the heart of the West End, providing the perfect place for pre and post-theatre dining both indoors and outdoors (when the English weather permits of course!). The iconic and ever impressive restaurant has recently collaborated with renowned designer…

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Recipe Notes

Baked Wild Mushroom Risotto

Baked risotto is a real game changer. This fuss free twist gives the rice a really velvety creamy texture, the ultimate in luxurious feeling comfort food that’s perfect for family meals and impressing guests. So if you are in the mood for risotto then why not try our tried and tested recipe that’s easy to…

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Lacanche Induction

What’s really great about induction cook tops is that they are super easy to clean and maintain, are much safer to use with little ones in the house and gives consistent and fast heat control. All of these attributes are particularly appealing to clients with busy lives and little time to spare, and we particularly…

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Beaverbrook House

In the heart of the Surrey Hills among 400 acres of quintessentially British country estate is Beaverbrook House. Surrounded by stunning gardens and unspoilt countryside this house and estate is a historical treasure full of life that’s just begging to be discovered. A brief history… Beaverbrook was originally built in 1866 for Abraham Dixon and…

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Covent Garden

9 Russell Street Covent Garden is now home to innovative new restaurant RedFarm. The first restaurant from the independent chain to open outside of New York City, RedFarm specialises in Chinese inspired dim sum with a modern and inventive twist. Brainchild of Joe NG – who is somewhat of a dim sum master, and Chinese…

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Food: Bigger Than The Plate


Coming soon to the V&A London this Spring is the greatly anticipated V&A Food: Bigger Than The Plate exhibition, which will explore the journey from compost to plate as well as the food cycle and asking important questions on how our choices can lead to a more sustainable and delicious future. Covering four main sections; compost,…

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Q&A With Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves

Hill House Interiors

Business partners and good friends, Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves set up Hill House Interiors almost 20 years ago and have been creating ever more incredible interiors since. The multi award winning design consultancy is known for creating opulent and intricate interiors residentially, in the world of hospitality, on super yachts and ever more impressive…

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Rogan Book Week

Rogan & Co

Exciting news alert! Simon Rogan’s Michelin-starred neighbourhood restaurant Rogan & Co set in the ever beautiful Cumbrian village of Cartmel has announced a week long celebration this coming March of his new book ‘Rogan: The Cookbook’. This special event will comprise an exclusive six-course menu of recipes specially selected from Simon’s book for guests to…

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Q&A With Butter Wakefield

Butter Wakefield Garden Design

Butter Wakefield Garden Design offers a very personal and unique service and creates timeless and enchanting spaces both commercially and residentially in London and beyond. Having grown up on the east coast of America with a love of dogs, horses and all things outdoors Butter quickly realised how much she appreciated beautiful surroundings which ultimately…

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Design Insights With Cherie Lee Interiors

Cherie Lee interiors are known for blending classic, period features with contemporary, modern styling whilst keeping those key character features of the property the client’s originally fell in love with. We have worked with Cherie Lee interiors on various projects and featured the company on the blog recently here – but one of and one…

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Located in Bloomberg Arcade at Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London, is the shiny new and eagerly anticipated restaurant Kym’s. The latest restaurant to open by Chef Andrew Wong, Kym’s is a Chinese restaurant with a modern twist that invites guests to enjoy a casual meal in relaxed surroundings. “My food has always been about…

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5 Unique Places To Stay

With so many beautiful and unique places to stay in and around the UK, it’s no wonder people are choosing a ‘staycation’ rather than traveling abroad. Unique Home Stays in particular have an incredible selection of places to relax and explore whether it be just the two of you setting out on a romantic break,…

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Q&A With Louise Gomm


Gomm Studio is an interior design company based in Wimbledon Village founded by the super talented Louise Gomm. The company works on both commercial and residential projects, working closely with their clients to create interiors that don’t just look incredible but work perfectly for their intended recipients. When did your love of interiors begin and…

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Hot Gin Roof

Ham Yard Hotel

Back by popular demand Ham Yard Hotel and Sipsmith have once again joined forces on the hotel’s dreamy candle lit roof terrace for the newest instalment of ‘Hot Gin Roof’ – The Chronicles. From Thursday 17th January to Sunday 17th February 2019 the take-over at Ham Hard Hotel will showcase hot gin concoctions to warm…

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Humphrey Munson - Design Process

The Design Process

at Humphrey Munson

We design, manufacture and install / hand-paint kitchens all across the UK and although for us the starting point is the design process, for our clients this process will have started months, maybe years before. The lead time for thinking about the planning of a kitchen is the longest of any room in the home…

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Open Plan Kitchen - Dining - Sitting Area - Humphrey Munson

Kitchen Scullery Run

The humble scullery was once a separate (often much smaller) room located adjacent or near to the kitchen that was used strictly for washing up and storing tableware, glassware and servingware. For those who love to entertain in an open plan space however, a scullery run incorporated into the main kitchen is ideal and can…

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The Day Pantry

The day pantry is one of the most requested elements of a Humphrey Munson kitchen. With the capacity to hold roughly 4-5 cupboards worth of ingredients in a mix of open and closed storage a day pantry provides a wealth of storage for dry ingredients all in one place. For those thinking of incorporating a…

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7 Smart Kitchen Storage Solutions

Smart storage solutions can transform a kitchen from ordinary to extraordinary and is so much more than adding an extra cupboard or shelving to a design. Cleverly considered storage is essential in a modern kitchen as it is no longer just a space for cooking but a place for entertaining, dining and relaxing with family…

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